Youth Skier Development Program

After 3 years off, the Youth Skier Development Program is back, cultivating a love of cross country skiing in the next generation.  Ski development programs help children and youth develop important lifelong skills and ensure the future of the sport and the club.



Classes run from the Castlegar Nordic Ski Club’s Viking Centre on Saturday afternoons.

Location:  Paulson Cross Country Ski Trails, five minutes past Nancy Greene Lake on Hwy 3.  Park in the second parking lot, at Mud Lake.  Parking lots are regularly plowed, however if your vehicle is not 4WD we recommend parking on the highway and hiking or skiing in on high volume snow days.  Click here for a location map.

Ermine (4-5 year olds new to skiing)

Class time: 1:30pm – 3:00pm (Class time is 1 hour, 1/2 hour for snack)

Start Date: Saturday January 4, 2020

End Date: Saturday March 7, 2020

Cost: $45 and 2 hour parent volunteer commitment

Lynx and Fox (5-8 year olds with some experience)

Class time: 1:30pm – 3:30pm (Class time is 1.5 hours, with a snack afterwards)

Start Date: Saturday January 4, 2020

End Date: Saturday March 7, 2020

Cost: $60 (+$30 membership for 7-8 year olds) and 2 hour parent volunteer commitment

Castlegar Nordic Ski Club Loppet – all ages and abilities

Saturday January 18, 2020

All students are invited to participate in this year’s Loppet.  There will be no formal class this day.

More information about the Loppet will be communicated closer to the event.

Program Contact

For more information, contact:

Nicole Hergert, Program Coordinator

[email protected]  250.608.3565